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Tropical Storm IRENE


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TROPICAL STORM IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER  37
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM AST SAT AUG 13 2005

...IRENE EXPECTED TO TURN NORTHWARD SOON...POSES NO THREAT TO
LAND... 
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IRENE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 31.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE  69.5 WEST OR ABOUT  285
MILES... 460 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT  445 MILES...
715 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.
 
IRENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR. A
GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTH IS EXPECTED TONIGHT OR SUNDAY

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. ONLY A SMALL INCREASE IN INTENSITY WOULD BRING IRENE
TO HURRICANE STATUS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES ...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE PLANE WAS 999
MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM AST POSITION...31.2 N... 69.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 70
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 999 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
  
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